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Work has been chaotic lately and my personal life a bit draining. But this blog? This blog has been uplifting. My traffic has been growing a bit and some of the nicest people have been leaving me comments. So as a thank you, and to celebrate Leap Day, I’m going to give one of you a hand-made-by-me crocheted cowl scarf. It’s particularly appropriate since we just got several inches of snow here in Salt Lake.
If you’d like that scarf, just leave a comment. If you want a second entry, “Like” my Facebook page and leave a comment letting me know. Next Wednesday, March 7th, I’ll pick a number at random and send that person the scarf! (US residents only, sorry)
Again, thanks for visiting. It’s honestly so appreciated.
It’s always nice when you start to see the latest trends pop up in your local stores. Sometimes it seems like big chain stores are a bit slow to offer current looks. But when I decided to do a little browsing on my day off (yay for presidents!) I noticed that Forever 21 had an ample supply of colorblock options in very on-trend colors.
Isn’t it always when you’re on a shopping freeze that you find all sorts of things that would look perfect in you closet? That’s how it goes. I even saw some very cute colorblock handbags at Target. I’m really liking these clutches.
These bright colors got me very excited for spring. Which is all the more ironic considering we finally got a real snowstorm. Figures.
This week is Valentine’s day and the latest IFB project caught my interest. It’s about love. Not the pink-hearts-chocolate-roses-and-diamonds kind of love, but a more introspective kind of love. Simply focus on what you love and post about it. It inspired me to take advantage of the weekend and include as many of the things I love as possible. I had a list, even. I didn’t get a chance to do everything on my list, but I did get a few.
-Leisurely browsing the bookstore with a coffee in hand
-Quality time with my two favorite boys
-The best salad from my favorite mexican place
-Cuddling on the couch, watching a Ryan Gosling movie (hello!) and doing a little sketching
-A delicious homemade breakfast of buscuits and gravy (totally calorie-free, of course)
-Giving my nails a bold shot of color
-Taking time to peruse my ever-growing stack of magazines (I have a problem)
-An afternoon snack
-Doing homework for my illustration class
Looking at these photoes all together made me realize that my ideal weekend focuses a lot on food, coffee and fashion. And a lot of down time. I’m a pretty low-key person, so that’s just how I like it.
Anyone else have a relaxing weekend? Or any fun adventures?
Just came across this book. A steal at $8.99. Wish I had found this before my birthday. I want it!
This popped up on FB today and I had to share. I will freely admit that my idea of beauty is warped. I’m not proud of it. But the whole world is saturated with it. Hopefully videos and articles like this will slowly readjust my views on beauty. At the very least, it’s good to know that not everything (or anything, maybe) is reality.
Recently my sister asked me to put together a week’s worth of outfits using basic pieces so she could have a better idea of what to look for when she went shopping. We talked about what her style was, what she’d like it to be, what stores she loved, her work-appropriate attire, etc, and I went to town. First I thought of a few pieces I knew she would need and built from there. Before I knew it I had 14 items of clothing and had put together 33 outfits!
For starters, here’s my collection using Polyvore. Over the next several days I’m going to post a few variations I came up with. I had way too much fun doing this. Now I want to be a personal shopper! Every girl’s gotta dream!!
Wardrobe basics for a classic style:
I’m selling eternity scarves (cowls) crocheted by yours truly so I can save up and buy a big girl DSLR camera. They’re $30 a piece. I only have a few colors right now, but if you’re interested in a specific color, contact me: firstname.lastname@example.org. There are a bunch of colors to choose from.
And to make up for the shameless self plug above, enjoy this Christmas picture. Most of the apparel girls and our poor, outnumbered boss.